Libya

Libyan forces arrest top Egyptian al-Qaeda fighter

Hesham Ashmawi was sentenced to death in absentia for masterminding a string of deadly attacks in his native Egypt.

Libya's eastern forces arrest top Egyptian al-Qaeda fighter

Middle East

Libyan PM reshuffles cabinet after Tripoli clashes

UN-backed government announces cabinet reshuffle as the North African country attempts to rein in armed groups.

Libyan PM looks to broaden support with cabinet reshuffle

Weather

What and where is a 'medicane'

Libya, Italy, Malta, Greece and Turkey will all feel the effects of this sub-tropical cyclone over the next three days.

What and where is a 'medicane'

Libya

UN: 1,700 Libyan families displaced by fighting in last 48 hours

At least 115 civilians have been killed and more than 5,000 families displaced since August 26, UN says.

UN: 1,700 Libyan families displaced by fighting in last 48 hours

Libya

Death toll from clashes in Tripoli climbs to 96

Fighting between rival groups since August 26 has killed almost 100 people with families reportedly trapped in houses.

Death toll from clashes in Libya's Tripoli climbs to 96

Middle East

Red Cross warns of 'desperate' situation in Libya

Constant fighting and the destruction of infrastructure has created 'severe protracted crisis' in Libya, says Red Cross.

Libya: ICRC warns of 'desperate' situation as fighting continues

Libya

UN renews Libya mission, delays vote indefinitely

The UN Security Council said conditions for nation-wide polls were not ripe, extends its mission to Libya for one year.

UN renews Libya mission, delays vote indefinitely

Libya

Libya: Rocket fire targets Tripoli airport despite truce

Several rockets hit the perimeter of Mitiga International Airport without causing casualties.

Libya: Rocket fire targets Tripoli airport despite truce

Libya

Flights diverted after rockets fired at Tripoli airport

Attack on airport comes less than a week after the UN brokered a truce between rival armed groups in Libyan capital.

Libya: Flights diverted after rocket attack on Tripoli airport

Middle East

Italian foreign minister meets Haftar in eastern Libya

Italy, which supports the UN-backed government in Tripoli, holds talks with renegade general ahead of the planned polls.

Libya: Italian foreign minister meets Haftar in Benghazi

Middle East

100 die, including 20 children, as boats sink off Libya

Fatalities, including at least 20 children, drowned after one boat's engine failed and other vessel began to deflate.

Over 100 drowned in shipwrecks off Libya in early September

Libya

Deadly 'terrorist' attack hits Libya's oil firm

At least four killed, including two National Oil Company employees, after gunmen storm Tripoli headquarters.

Libya: National Oil Corporation's Tripoli offices attacked

Libya

Q&A: What's next for Libya?

Middle East scholar Jalel Harchaoui discusses the challenges hampering efforts to achieve political transition in Libya.

Q&A: What's next for Libya?

Middle East

Migrant detention centres in Libya unable to cope amid fighting

African migrants continue to live in fear after being expelled from some shelters only to be rounded up in others.

Libya

UN: Ceasefire agreement reached to end Tripoli fighting

UN mission in Libya says rival militias in the capital agree to end all hostilities and to reopen Mitiga airport.

UN: Ceasefire agreement reached to end Tripoli fighting